Michael Caine blasts claim ‘Zulu’ is ‘white nationalist’: ‘Load of bulls-t’

Sir Michael Caine has one phrase to specific how he feels about an anti-terror examine figuring out his film “Zulu” promotes white nationalism: “Bulls–t.”

The 1964 movie was included in a examine by the British “Stop Program,” claiming that it — together with works such because the “The Lord of the Rings” books, William Shakespeare’s writings and the “Nice British Railway Journeys” docuseries — could lead on viewers towards right-wing extremism. 

However 89-year-old Caine denounced that declare in an interview with The Spectator, saying, “That’s the greatest load of bulls–t I’ve ever heard.”

“Zulu” tells the story of the 1879 Battle of Rorke’s Drift amid the Anglo-Zulu battle, together with a scene during which 150 British troopers battle off 4,000 Zulu warriors. 

Sir Michael Caine is awarded with the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival opening on August 20, 2021.
Sir Michael Caine is awarded the Crystal Globe for Excellent Contribution to World Cinema on the fifty fifth Karlovy Differ Worldwide Movie Competition opening on Aug. 20, 2021.
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However the Every day Mail reported that the movie is dealing with criticism for its alleged “racist overtones” and “factual inaccuracies.”


Caine, a two-time Oscar winner, was found by a “Zulu” producer whereas performing in a play at a theater in London’s West Finish.

“An American director who was within the viewers noticed me and gave me a component within the movie ‘Zulu’ as a fancy officer. This made me a star and I by no means went again on the stage once more,” he advised The Spectator.

ZULU, Michael Caine, 1964
Michael Caine, 89, starred in “Zulu” in 1964.
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Michael Caine "Zulu"
Caine, proven right here within the movie, was found in London’s West Finish.
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He went on to star in movies akin to ” Sleuth,” “The Darkish Knight Trilogy,” “The Status” and “Inception.”

“There are not any movies I want I hadn’t made,” Cain added elsewhere within the interview. “I acquired paid for all of them.”


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